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course enquiry course enquiry More than a third of all over-three-day injuries reported each year to HSE and local authorities are caused by manual handling. Appropriate training for employees will not only enable you to comply with the Manual Handling Regulations, but will help to significantly reduce manual handling risks in the workplace, thereby reducing the risk of injury and costly absenteeism.

Who should attend the Manual handling Kinetic Lifting Training Course? The course is for all personnel who undertake manual handling activities in the workplace.

Duration: day.

Venue: courses can be delivered on site or at selected venues.

During this course, delegates will cover various topics and lifting principles which will include:

  • Understanding the costs of manual handling related injuries in the work place
  • Appreciate the anatomy and make up of the Spine, Vertebrae, Discs, Muscles, Tendons, Ligaments & Nerves and how damage is caused
  • Appreciate the dynamics of the back and how manual handling places immense strain on the body
  • Understand the dangers of careless and unskilled handling methods
  • Understand the legal duties of employers and employees with regard to manual handling operations
  • Be introduced to the self assessment of manual handling operations considering the Task, the Individual, the Load and the Environment
  • To understand how to lift and move loads safely with practical exercises to ensure techniques have been fully understood
  • Kinetic lifting techniques for one person lifting, moving and team operations
  • Manual handling Law
  • Practical manual handling risk assessment

Certification will result from the successful completion of a short multi-choice questionnaire.